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apr 4, 221 BC - Terra cotta warriors from mausoleum of the first Qin emperor of China

Description:

221-209 BCE
Painted terra cotta
Qin Dynasty
• Mausoleum of the first Qin Emporer of China
• Contained over 7,000 life size warrior
• Horses, chariots and weaponry
• Each warrior completely unique and induvidualized
• Qin Shihuang wanted to achieve immortality and this was preparation
• Accomplishments: standardize currency, writing, and meausurements, military genuis, continued building Great Wall, first assembly line, unified china

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

apr 4, 221 BC
Now
~ 2241 years ago

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